Eagle Mountain 67 Good
Eagle Mountain Livability #124 ranked city in Utah#10,111 ranked city in the USARanks better than 65% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Eagle Mountain

  • Employment

    This area excels in the employment category with a score well above average, primarily due to the higher median home income, per capita income and low unemployment rates.

  • Housing

    High scores in the housing category are attributed to this area, possibly pointing to a favorable home affordability ratio, robust appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Ratings

    Locals express favorable opinions about the proximity of everyday local amenities, parks, public transit, neighborly atmosphere, strong sense of community and the general safety of the area.

  • Amenities

    A large portion of amenities are not ideally situated within walking distance, potentially requiring residents to utilize a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Commute

    Access to public transportation in this particular area may be limited, which can result in longer-than-average commute times to reach workplaces.

  • Health & Safety

    A low health and safety score may be attributed to factors such as subpar air quality and the unavailability of certain health-related facilities like hospitals, clinics, doctors and pharmacies.

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What's it like Living in Eagle Mountain?

Eagle Mountain, Utah is a moderately-sized city with a population of 35,431 people. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (92% White). Given that fact, Eagle Mountain could be considered less diverse than other cities. Eagle Mountain could be a great place for young adults and students as the average age of 19 years old is below the nation’s average. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 71% of the population considered married and 78% with kids under the age of 18, Eagle Mountain could be considered a very suitable city for families. When traveling to work, spending unnecessary time in your vehicle is not ideal and downright frustrating. Across all of America, the average one way commute time is 26 minutes, unfortunately, living in Eagle Mountain offers up a higher than average one way commute time of 33 minutes.

Without the right tools, moving to any new city can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Eagle Mountain, Utah could be a great experience for anyone who puts in the time to do the research required. When searching for a new neighborhood, several key items should be considered. Safety is paramount, ensuring a secure environment for you and your family. Proximity to workplaces or schools reduces commuting time and enhances convenience. Access to amenities like parks, grocery stores and healthcare facilities contributes to a comfortable lifestyle. Reliable public transportation options promote easy mobility. A strong sense of community fosters social connections and a welcoming atmosphere. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like cost of living, commute, education, employment, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Eagle Mountain and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Eagle Mountain to Utah and the national average.

With a livability score of 66/100, Eagle Mountain is ranked #9,881 in the United States and #121 in Utah. If we check out each of the categories individually, we see that Eagle Mountain ranks well for employment (A+) and housing (A+). There are some categories that Eagle Mountain does not rank well for, including: amenities (F). It might be worth taking a closer look to find out why.

The Eagle Mountain unemployment rate of 2.65% has continued to decrease over the years and is now well below the national average. The result could lead to reduced poverty and inequality in the area, higher wages and increased economic growth. This is a positive sign in the overall health of the local economy.

A robust real estate market serves as a crucial economic indicator, reflecting the local area's strength, stability and the confidence of its residents. Eagle Mountain excels in the housing sector, scoring high marks based on factors such as median home and rental prices, appreciation rates and home affordability. These calculations suggest that the apartment rental and real estate market in the region is exceptionally healthy, highlighting the area's economic vitality and attractiveness to potential homebuyers and renters.

Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife, parks and proximity to public transportation are all important things to look for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Eagle Mountain is real estate affordability. The median home price for Eagle Mountain homes is $317,500, which is 41.4% higher than the Utah average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Eagle Mountain, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.7, which is 2.8% higher than the Utah average.

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      Eagle Mountain transportation information

      Statistic Eagle Mountain Utah National
      Average one way commute33min22min26min
      Workers who drive to work72.5%75.9%76.4%
      Workers who carpool12.4%11.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.1%2.6%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.8%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.6%2.6%2.8%
      Working from home12.8%5.4%4.6%
      Source: The Eagle Mountain, UT data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).